Uttarakhand govt to take ‘major decision’ by Monday to contain virus spread in villages: Minister

With the coronavirus infection reaching several rural pockets, the Uttarakhand government is mulling some ‘major decision’ to curb the transmission, said Uttarakhand cabinet minister Subodh Uniyal on Saturday. “Covid-19 infection has reached villages of Uttarakhand. The level of transmission, despite corona curfew, is a matter of concern. To contain the […]

Marathi actor Navnath Gaikwad passes away due to Covid-19 complications

Marathi actor Navnath Gaikwad, who worked in films like Fatteshikast and Farzand, has passed away due to Covid-19 complications. The writer-director of Fatteshikast and Farzand, Digpal Lanjekar shared the tragic news of Navnath’s demise on Facebook. He shared, “Navnath Gaikwad, a very talented and hardworking artist who worked in Farjand […]

A Cloudburst in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag, No Casualties Reported

On Monday 3 May, cloudburst was reported in Tehri, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand.However, there is no information about any human casualties, the state emergency operation centre here said. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat soon spoke to the district magistrates of Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi and directed them to provide […]

Uttarakhand By Polls: BJP retains Salt assembly seat, Mahesh Jeena defeats Congress’ Ganga Pancholi

On Sunday 02 May The BJP retained the Salt assembly constituency in Uttarakhand with Mahesh Jeena defeating Congress’ Ganga Pancholi by 4,697 votes in a bypoll to the seat. Snatching an early lead over his nearest rival, Jeena maintained it consistently up to the end of counting, garnering 21,874 votes […]